12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Port Macquarie Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Port Macquarie Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
3
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Balloon Rides and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Head to Lord Coconut and Haigh's Chocolates Collins Streetfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in February: highs in Melbourne hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Wentworth Falls in Wentworth Falls, approximately Wentworth Falls away. There's still lots to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online trip maker.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, try for a hole-in-one at Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf, then see the interesting displays at Roto House, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River. Keep things going the next day: stop by The British Lolly Shop, then make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path, then tee off at Port Macquarie Golf Club, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Macquarie takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors · Golf · Nature
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Hastings River ©
Hastings River
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church

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